Development process

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Key dates of LHU

September 24, 1997 The Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet signed the Decision No. 790/TTg approving the founding of Lac Hong University, located in Bien Hoa city, Dong Nai province.
Tan Thanh tile manufacturing business – the location to build the headquarters campus of Lac Hong.
October 17, 1997 Minister of Education and Training Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Hien signed the Decision No. 3261/BGD&DT in recognition of the Board of Trustees (tenure I: 1997 – 2002) led by Chairman Nguyen Trung Phuong.
October 31, 1997 Minister of Education and Training signed the Decision No. 3463/BGD&DT to appoint Assoc. Prof. Dr. Doan Van Dien as the 1st Rector. 
November 13, 1997 LHU offers 4 departments: Information Technology, Telecommunications Electronics, Civil Engineering, Economics (including 3 majors: Business Administration, Accounting – Finance and Tourism Trade).
1999 The University offers two more branches in industrial electricity and electronic mechanics.
December 6, 2002  

* The Board of Trustees (tenure II: 2003 – 2007) led by Chairman Nguyen Trung Phuong was established.

* Dr. Tran Hanh was appointed as the Rector ,tenure II (2003 – 2007).

September 19, 2005 The Faculty of Environment and Biotechnology was founded.
2007 LHU received First Class Emulation Flag by the provincial People’ Committee.
November 12, 2007 LHU was recognized as the Excellent Labor Collective of the academic year 2006 – 2007.
December 29, 2007 LHU celebrated its 10th anniversary and received Third Class Labor Medal by the Prime Minister.
January 2008 LHU admitted 20 Lao students from Champasak province.
2008 LHU received First Class Emulation Flag by the provincial People’ Committee.
February 15, 2008 The Board of Trustees (tenure 2008 – 2012) led by Chairman Do Huu Tai was established.
March 2008 LHU was awarded Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of patriotic emulation movement 2006 – 2007 according to Decision No. 377/QD-TTg dated on March 28, 2008 by the Prime Minister.
April 7, 2008 the Information and Resources Centre was established.
December 23, 2008 LHU was conferred Excellent Labor Collective title, academic year 2007 – 2008 following Decision No. 8601/QD-BGD&DT.
February 13, 2009 LHU was allowed to offer postgraduate education according to Decision No. 207/QD-TTg by the Prime Minister.
2009 LHU received Second Class Emulation Flag by the provincial People’ Committee.
2009 LHU was allowed to offer Business Administration and Information Technology majors (postgraduate program) pursuant to Decision No. 1063/QD-BGD&DT dated on February 20, 2009.
June, 2009 LHU was awarded Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of patriotic emulation movement 2007 – 2008 according to Decision No. 769/QD-TTg dated on June 9, 2009 by the Prime Minister.
August 5 and 6, 2009 LHU held the 12th National Conference on “Some selected issues of information technology and communications”.
August, 2009 LHU received Emulation Flag according to Decision No. 350/QD-KT-CDGD by the National Education Union of Vietnam for its achievement in Union’s activities, academic year 2008 – 2009.
August 20, 2009 LHU signed an agreement on training and using human resources with Olympus Vietnam Co., Ltd (Long Thanh industrial zone).
August 24, 2009 LHU had a working session with Kwassoi Women’s University on cooperation program.
November 13, 2009 Chairman of the Trustees Board Meritorious Teacher Dr. Do Huu Tai received Second Class Labor Medal.
2009 LHU was conferred Excellent Labor Collective title, academic year 2008 – 2009 following Decision No. 9122/QD-BGD&DT dated on December 31, 2009.
2010 the Faculty of Banking and Finance was founded.
June, 2010 LHU was awarded Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of patriotic emulation movement 2008 – 2009 according to Decision No. 860/QD-TTg dated on June 14, 2010 by the Prime Minister.
May 16, 2010 LHU was the champion of Robocon Vietnam 2010.
September 21, 2010 LHU won silver medal at 2010 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Cairo, Egypt.
September 8, 2010 LHU accepted 21 more Lao students.
October 14, 2010 Korean Resources Room was established.
March 30, 2011 LHU was conferred Excellent Labor Collective title, academic year 2009 – 2010 following Decision No. 1245/QD-BGD&DT.
June 16, 2011 LHU was awarded Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of patriotic emulation movement 2009 – 2010 according to Decision No. 928/QD-TTg by the Prime Minister.
2010 LHU received Third Class Emulation Flag by the provincial People’ Committee.
June 2011 LHU’s Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was awarded Third Class Labor Medal.
August 11 and 12, 2011 LHU organized the fifth National Conference on Basic and Applied Research in IT – FAIR (The Foundation for Apologetic Information & Research).
May 15, 2011 LHU again won the national championship title at Robocon 2011.
August 8, 2011 LHU took third place at 2011 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Thailand. 
November, 2011

* LHU held the first MA commencement ceremony.

* LHU continued to offer Banking – Finance and Accounting majors (postgraduate program).

November 10, 2011 Meritorious Teacher Dr. Do Huu Tai was assigned to hold Rector position according to Decision No. 2939/QD-UBND signed by Chairman of provincial People’s Committee.
May 13, 2012 LHU defended its championship title successfully at Robocon Vietnam 201
August 19, 2012 LHU took second place at 2012 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Hong Kong.
October 24, 2012 LHU admitted 105 Lao students from Champasak province.
October 25, 2012 LHU received Second Class Labor Medal.
November 15, 2012 LHU celebrated its 15th anniversary of foundation.
November 16, 2012 LHU’s Rector Dr. Do Huu Tai was recognized as People’s Teacher title.

November 29, 2012 LHU had a meeting with Korean Consulate General and Korean cultural Television.

December 28, 2012 LHU opened pharmacy major at university level.

January 5, 2013 LHU hosted "Vietnamese Young Science Talents Award 2012".

March 26, 2013 LHU signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with ChoSun University.

May 4, 2013 LHU received First Class Emulation Flag in patriotic emulation movement by Dong Nai provincial People's Committee according to Decision No. 1156/QD-UBND.

May 12, 2013 LHU won fourth championship title at Robocon Vietnam 2013, took second place at Robocon Techshow 2013 sponsored by Toyota Vietnam.

June 7, 2013 LHU Robocon team was unexpectedly awarded certificate of merit by Dong Nai provincial People's Committee.
July 20, 2013 LHU Labor Union was recognized as a strong Union in the emulation movement 2012 - 2013 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.
July 22, 2013 LHU Soft-skill Training Center was establishes according to Decision No. 595/QD-DHLH signed by the Rector.
July 24, 2013
* People's Teacher Dr. Do Huu Tai was acknowledged as LHU Rector (tenure 2013 - 2018) according to Decision No. 2338/QD-UBND signed by Chairman of Dong Nai People’s Committee.
* The Board of Trustees (tenure IV: 2013 – 2018) led by Chairman Do Huu Tai was acknowledged according to Decision No. 2339/QD-UBND of provincial People’s Committee.
August 16, 2013 LHU won silver prize at 2013 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Tien Son Sports Palace, Da Nang city, Vietnam.
August 30, 2013 LHU’s Trade Union and Youth Union received Third Class Labor Medals. Dong Nai-based Lac Hong University’s robocon team was also unexpectedly commended for its achievements in 2013 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest at the ceremony to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19)  and National Day (September 2) and to award Party and Nation's noble rewards to excellent individuals and collectives.

September 30, 2013 LHU admitted 8 Cambodian students.

November 1, 2013 the Department of Scientific Research - Postgraduate Education was separated into Scientific Research Dept. and Postgraduate Education Dept.

November 17, 2013 Le Hoang Anh, MSc representing LHU was commended at a ceremony to honor 160 typical teacher for the period 2008 - 2013 held at Ha Noi University of Technology.

December 2, 2013 LHU Rector attended "Vietnam -Taiwan Education Forum 2013" with the theme "Cooperating in training Vietnamese talents, establishing educational cooperation programs and popularizing Chinese language teaching and TOCFL" (The Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language).

December 6, 2013 SeAH Vietnam Co. Ltd offered scholarship worth VND 130 million to LHU poor and studious students.

December, 2013 LHU's Korean Studies student won Second prize at "the 4th Haiku poem composing contest" held by Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city in cooperation with Tuoi Tre Newspaper; Ho Chi Minh city University of Social Sciences and Humanities and HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations.

February, 2014 LHU was handed over the Decision of training Doctoral level for major Business Administration by the Ministry of Training and Education.

February 7, 2014 LHU team - LH - Gold Energy was one of the five teams of Vietnam to participate in Shell Eco – marathon ASIA 2014 held in Luneta Park, Manila, Philippines.

February 8, 2014 LHU officially opened Economic Law major at university level.

March 31, 2014 LHU received First Class Emulation Flag for patriotic emulation movement 2013.

May 11, 2014 LHU won fifth championship title at Robocon Vietnam 2014.

August 24, 2014 LHU won the championship title at ABU Asia-Pacific Robot contest held in India.

October 31, 2014 LHU received Third Class Labor Medal from the Prime Minister for Robocon movement.

November 17, 2014 LHU was allowed to train PhDs of Computer Science according to the Decision No. 5395 QD/BGDDT signed by the Ministry of Education and Training.

January 2015 LHU received "“Vietnam Young Science Talent Award" with two Third, two Consolation of students and one Third and one Consolation of lecturers.

January 28, 2015 LHU won Second prize of Best Video Clip Award at Shell Eco Marathon 2015 held in Manila, the Philippines.

February 3, 2015 LHU LH - Gold championed the Shell Eco Marathon 2015 held in Manila, the Philippines.

April 10, 2015 LHU received Excellent Emulation Flag from Dong Nai province People's Committee.

May 2015 LHU LH - Seed took Third Place at Robocon Vietnam 2015.

May 13, 2015 LHU was trained Masters of Electrical Engineering by the Decision No.  1586/QD-BGDDT.

May 28, 2015 LHU received Fund for Supporting Technological Creations Award (VIFOTEC), 13 certificates of merit for authors, two Golden Cups, one Word Invention Certificate and two Creative Youth Badges.

May 28, 2015 LHU was allowed to train Masters of Civil and Industrial Construction Engineering according to Decision No. 1776/ QD-BGDDT. 

March 6, 2016 LHU secondly won the championship title at Shell Eco Marathon ASIA 2016 held in Manila, the Philippines, at Urban concept category at 185 kilometers per liter of ethanol E100.

May 14, 2016 LHU won First, Second and Third Prizes at Robocon Vietnam 2016

November 2016 LHU equipped two Robot NAOs worth nearly 20,000 USD to serve teaching and research.

March 18, 2017 LH – EST team triumphed at Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2017.

March 31, 2017 LHU received First Class Emulation Flag for 2016 patriotic emulation movement.

May 10, 2017 LHU Racing 304 won Third Prize at Digital Race held by FPT Corporation.

May 14, 2017 LH-Niceshot team won Robocon Vietnam 2017 held in Ninh Binh province.

August 27, 2017 LH-Niceshot triumphed at ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2017.